[in-uh-veyt] /ˈɪn əˌveɪt/
verb (used without object), innovated, innovating.
to introduce something new; make changes in anything established.
verb (used with object), innovated, innovating.
to introduce (something new) for or as if for the first time:
to innovate a computer operating system.
Archaic. to alter.
to invent or begin to apply (methods, ideas, etc)
1540s, “introduce as new,” from Latin innovatus, past participle of innovare “to renew, restore; to change,” from in- “into” (see in- (2)) + novus “new” (see new). Meaning “make changes in something established” is from 1590s. Related: Innovated; innovating.
[ih-nok-shuh s] /ɪˈnɒk ʃəs/ adjective 1. harmless; innocuous. /ɪˈnɒkʃəs/ adjective 1. not noxious; harmless
[in] /ɪn/ noun 1. a river in central Europe, flowing from S Switzerland through Austria and Germany into the Danube. 320 miles (515 km) long. /ɪn/ noun 1. a pub or small hotel providing food and accommodation 2. (formerly, in England) a college or hall of residence for students, esp of law, now only in […]
plural noun 1. the four voluntary legal societies in England (Lincoln’s Inn, the Inner Temple, the Middle Temple, and Gray’s Inn) that have the exclusive privilege of calling candidates to the English bar after they have received such instruction and taken such examinations as the Inns provide. 2. the buildings owned and used by the […]
[inz-broo k; German ins-broo k] /ˈɪnz brʊk; German ˈɪns brʊk/ noun 1. a city in W Austria, on the Inn river. [ti-rohl, tahy-, tahy-rohl; German tee-rohl] /tɪˈroʊl, taɪ-, ˈtaɪ roʊl; German tiˈroʊl/ noun 1. an alpine region in W Austria and N Italy: a former Austrian crown land. 2. a province in W Austria. 4883 […]